EDITORIALS


9/20/2020 6:28pm

 
DTH Photo Illustration. With the transition to remote learning, students were given the option of a pass, a “low pass”, and a fail for classes during the Fall 2020 semester.

Editorial: Please, give us a break

"The decision to not implement breaks into our schedule feels like blatant disregard for our mental and physical health during this already fraught time of crisis, and, frankly, we’re disappointed."


9/16/2020 8:03am

Several student volunteers work a table in the Pit to assist others in registering to vote on Oct. 1, 2019.

Editorial: Students must vote in the next election

"Even if you feel let down or disappointed by politics, voting is the most direct and effective way to have a say in what goes on in our government, especially as young people."


9/1/2020 7:59pm

Editorial: Professors, be kind (yes, even now)

"This pandemic doesn’t just affect our school work, but manifests itself in other aspects of our lives. Between juggling new classes, moving and dealing with illness, enforcing policies consistently across departments and schools is crucial in providing stability and easing students’ anxieties."

6/18/2020 6:14pm

Student activists placed a banner reading "Hurston Hall" over the name plaque of Saunders Hall Friday, April 24, 2015. It has since been renamed "Carolina Hall."

Editorial: The University that doesn't care

What Chancellor Guskiewicz and the administration fail to realize is that UNC is certainly not the University of the people — and it never has been, not even a little bit. But this is not news. Students and activists have been sounding the alarm for decades. Every time, the University has been indifferent.


4/19/2020 10:19pm

The Old Well pictured on Monday, March 23, 2020.

Editorial: Thank you, UNC professors, faculty and staff

There is always time to hold the University accountable for its missteps, but right now the Editorial Board wants to express our gratitude to everyone involved with supporting students and the greater UNC community. In these unprecedented times, it is comforting to know that our community will still be the same resilient, supportive community until we (eventually) return.